Reading Apprenticeship at TCC

TCC faculty guide about reading apprenticeship resources and techniques

Reading Apprenticeship and RATs

Many students struggle with reading - either they don't comprehend what they've read, can't recall the information read, or avoid reading altogether. WestEd's Reading Apprenticeship® (RA) is a research-based framework for content area literacy instruction. RA is used to empower students to become skilled readers and improve their reading comprehension skills, particularly in content/program-related areas.

In 2015 Tacoma Community College faculty began the process of bringing RA to our campus. Faculty have attended trainings, began teaching RA in their classrooms, and are actively developing professional development for RA. 

Image source: "Educational Postcard" by Ken Whytock is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

Featured Websites About Reading & Reading Comprehension

"Educational Postcard" by Ken Whytock is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0
(click on image to enlarge)

CC BY SA license

Except where otherwise noted, the content in these guides by Tacoma Community College Library is licensed under CC BY SA 4.0.
This openly licensed content allows others to cite, share, or modify this content, with credit to TCC Library. When reusing or adapting this content, include this statement in the new document: This content was originally created by Tacoma Community College Library and shared with a CC BY SA 4.0 license.

Tacoma Community College Library - Building 7, 6501 South 19th Street, Tacoma, WA 98466 - P. 253.566.5087

Instagram logo

Visit us on Instagram!